Archives for March, 2017
Scientists and staff from Australia’s oldest medical research institute will have access to a brand new kindergarten and day care centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Laverton access bigger, better kindergarten services. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today visited Cooraminta Laverton Kindergarten in Hobsons Bay to open the new expanded centre.
Important information to help families with young children has now been translated into ten key languages to ensure it is accessible to Victoria’s newest arrivals. In this, the 100th year of the Victorian Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Service, Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today unveiled the translated resources on a visit to Elm Grove MCH Centre in Coburg.
Residential care workers have commenced TAFE-delivered vocational training to help them better assist children and young people with complex needs.
The Andrews Labor Government will invest a further $1.6 million to continue a successful recruitment campaign to attract more foster carers to help children in out-of-home care.
The Victorian Government is expanding kindergartens in the Central Goldfields Shire and increasing enrolment numbers by bringing vital family services under the one roof.
The Andrews Labor Government is helping families in Brunswick access expanded kindergarten services at Hartnett House Integrated Children’s Centre.